Ravens newcomer

August 03, 1998|By Eduardo A. Encina

Lional Dalton

Position: Defensive tackle

Height: 6-1

Weight: 320

Age: 23

College: Eastern Michigan

Year: Rookie

Highlights: Dalton, a two-year starter at Eastern Michigan, was signed as a free agent and may make an impact on the defensive line and on special teams. Earned first-team all-Mid-American Conference twice and was selected co-defensive MVP for the Eagles last year as a senior. Recorded 46 tackles as a senior and two fumble recoveries despite triple-teaming at times. Also competed for the indoor track team as a sophomore and broke the school record in the shot put at 56 feet, 2 inches.

Favorite food: Salmon and biscuits

Favorite TV show: "Fat Albert"

Favorite movie: "Friday"

Most memorable moment: In the last game of his senior year at Cooley High School in Detroit, Dalton intercepted a pass and ran it 40 yards for a touchdown.

Pub date: 8/03/98

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